By: Hamilton, Laurentine
Oakland, CA, Private Printing: 1881
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 27336
Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Text is clean. Brick colored cloth with blind stamped decorations. Cover shows some wear, lower corner of front cover shows minor water damage to cloth. Ends of spine rubbed lightly. ; Rev. Laurentine Hamilton was a Presbyterian minister send to the gold miner of California. From the gold camps he served the Presbyterian church in San Jose and Oakland. During his tenure in Oakland, he was stripped of his ordination over claims of heresy. Taking most of his congregation with him, he founded what would be come the Independent Church of Oakland, which eventually be come the First Unitarian Church... View More...